AGENDA RANCHO PALOS VERDES PLANNING COMMISSION TUESDAY, May 13, 2008 RANCHO PALOS VERDES PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD REGULAR MEETING 7:00 P.M. AGENDA RANCHO PALOS VERDES PLANNING COMMISSION TUESDAY, TUESDAY, May 13, 2008 RANCHO PALOS VERDES PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA RANCHO PALOS VERDES PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD REGULAR MEETING 7:00 P.M. AGENDA RANCHO PALOS VERDES PLANNING COMMISSION TUESDAY, May 13, 2008 RANCHO PALOS VERDES PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD REGULAR MEETING 7:00 P.M.

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AGENDA RANCHO PALOS VERDES PLANNING COMMISSION TUESDAY, May 13, 2008 FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD REGULAR MEETING 7:00 P.M. AGENDA RANCHO PALOS VERDES PLANNING COMMISSION TUESDAY, AMay 13, 2008 FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD REGULAR MEETING 7:00 P.M. AGENDA RANCHO PALOS VERDES PLANNING COMMISSION TUESDAY, May 13, 2008 FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD REGULAR MEETING 7:00 P.M.

AGENDA

RANCHO PALOS VERDES PLANNING COMMISSION

TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2008

FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD

REGULAR MEETING

7:00 P.M.


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SCHEDULING NOTES


REQUESTS TO SPEAK ON AN ITEM MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE DIRECTOR OF PLANNING, BUILDING & CODE ENFORCEMENT PRIOR TO THE COMPLETION OF THE REMARKS OF THE FIRST SPEAKER ON THE ITEM. NO REQUEST FORMS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THAT TIME.


PURSUANT TO ADOPTED PLANNING COMMISSION PROCEDURE, UNLESS THE PLANNING COMMISSION AGREES TO SUSPEND ITS RULES, NO NEW BUSINESS WILL BE HEARD BEFORE ll:00 P.M. AND NO ITEM WILL BE HEARD PAST MIDNIGHT. ANY ITEMS NOT HEARD BECAUSE OF THE TIME LIMITS WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY CONTINUED TO THE NEXT COMMISSION AGENDA.

NEXT P.C. RESOLUTION NO. 2008-17
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CALL TO ORDER:

FLAG SALUTE:

ROLL CALL:

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

COMMUNICATIONS:

City Council Items:

Staff:

Commission:

COMMENTS FROM THE AUDIENCE (regarding non-agenda items):

CONSENT CALENDAR:

1. APPEAL OF CITY STAFF’S DETERMINATION THAT THE FLS SUMMER PROGRAM VIOLATES CONDITION NO. 9 OF CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT NO. 9 REVISION C: 30800 Palos Verdes Drive East / Marymount College (AM)
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Request: A request by the College to overturn City Staff’s determination that the

Summer FLS Program is in violation of the existing Conditional Use Permit.

Action Deadline: None

Recommendation: Adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2008-__ overturning City Staff’s determination and upholding the appellants appeal by determining that the Summer FLS International Program is not a commercial use nor a sub-lease use of the College campus and is therefore not in violation of Condition No. 9 of Conditional Use Permit No. 9 Revision ‘C’.

CONTINUED BUSINESS:

2. RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS CODE AMENDMENT & ZONE CHANGE (CASE NO. ZON2007-00377): Citywide / City (KF)
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Request: A request to amend the City’s Zoning Code to implement the recommendations of the City’s Residential Development Standards Steering Committee, and other miscellaneous Zoning Code “clean-up” amendments.

Action Deadline: None

Recommendation: Review and provide direction regarding the remaining code language and zoning map changes presented at the April 8, 2008, Planning Commission meeting and the Residential Development Standards Steering Committee recommendations regarding parking and driveway standards; receive the recommendations of the Residential Development Standards Steering Committee regarding fences, walls and hedges for future discussion; and continue the public hearing in this matter to June 10, 2008.

(This item was continued from the February 12, March 11, and April 8, 2008 Planning Commission meetings)

3. VESTING TENTATIVE TRACT MAP NO. 68796, GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT, ZONE CHANGE, CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT, GRADING PERMIT, VARIANCE, SITE PLAN REVIEW & ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT (CASE NOS. SUB2007-00003 & ZON2007-00072): 28220 Highridge Road / REC Development (KF)
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Request: A request to approve a 27-unit, 3-story condominium complex with surface and subterranean parking; 12,588 cubic yards of related grading; and the annexation and rezoning of a 440-square-foot portion of the 1.25-acre project site that currently lies within the City of Rolling Hills Estates.

Action Deadline: None

Recommendation: Receive additional information regarding the proposed project, identify issues of concern, provide the applicant with direction in modifying the project if necessary, and continue the public hearing to June 10, 2008.

(This item was continued from the April 8, 2008 Planning Commission meeting)

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

4. GREEN BUILDING PROGRAM: Citywide / City (LM)
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Request: A request to amend Title 15 (Building Code) and Title 17 (Development Code) of the City’s Municipal Code to establish certain building and remodeling requirements for a Green Building Program, adopt the Build It Green Guidelines and Build It Green Rating System for certified recognition of green buildings, and establish incentives for Green Building Projects throughout the City.

Action Deadline: None

Recommendation: Review the proposed voluntary Green Building Program and the proposed “green” related code amendments, and provide Staff with feedback and continue the public hearing to June 10, 2008.

NEW BUSINESS:

5. STATUS REPORT ON THE SALVATION ARMY TRAIL EASEMENT ISSUE: 30840 Hawthorne Boulevard / Salvation Army (ES)
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Request: Review a status report on the progress made regarding a potential trail easement traversing the Salvation Army property.

Action Deadline: None.

Recommendation: Receive and file the status report, and take no further action on this matter

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

6. MINUTES OF APRIL 8, 2008
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7. MINUTES OF APRIL 22, 2008
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ITEMS TO BE PLACED ON FUTURE AGENDAS:

8. PRE-AGENDA FOR THE MEETING OF MAY 27, 2008
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Commission

ADJOURNMENT:

The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 27, 2008, 7:00 P.M. at Hesse Park.